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    10 gadgets for getting fit at work

    Blog by: Suryakant Tripathi. Dumbbell Alarm Clock Start your workout from the instant you wake up with the Dumbbell Alarm Clock. When the alarm sounds at 6 a.m., you’ll have to do 30 reps before it will stop. Use your rage and groggy frustration to draw on strength you didn’t even know you had. Soon, your arms will be strong enough to hurl it out of the window with ease. Tato commuter bike Instead of driving or taking public transit to work, get your cardio in by riding a bike. The Tato bike even has the added convenience of a cage that snugly fits many briefcases or laptop bags in…

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    Indian Tennis Champion: Vijay Amritraj

    Blog by: Suryakant Tripathi. One of the famous trio of Amritraj brothers who ascended into the realm of tennis and made their’s a household name in India. Vijay Amritraj, although never won any grand slam, reached a career high ranking in singles of 16 after his 14th (of 18) ATP Tour title with a 56.35% win ratio (390-302). He won 14 ATP Tour Doubles titles. He was awarded the Padma Shri in 1983 for his service the field of tennis. He was part of the Indian Davis Cup team which reached finals in 1974 and 1987, losing to South Africa and Sweden, respectively. Vijay Amritraj also enjoyed a brief stint…

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    Indian Golf Champion: SSP Chowrasia

    Blog by: Suryakant Tripathi. Shiv Chowrasia has a rags to riches story! He worked as a caddie on the Royal Calcutta Golf Club before transitioning into professional golf. Currently ranked 171st in the world, he is India’s second highest ranked golfer and also has two European titles to his name. One of those tournaments were the inaugural Emaar-MGF Indian Masters, which was a part of the European Tour calendar. The 36-year old has also won the Avantha Masters and Panasonic India Open.

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    Indian Golf Champion: Shiv Kapur

    Blog by: Suryakant Tripathi. The runner-up of the 2015 Indian Open to Anirban Lahiri, Kapur has been one of the stalwarts of India Golf. The 33-year old has had a successful amateur career as well winning an individual gold medal at the 2002 Asian Games. Kapur’s biggest professional victory came when he won the Volvo Masters of Asia in 2005. However, since then Kapur has failed to regain similar form, falling out of the world 200 list. He also played the 2014 US Open, where he finished tied 23rd and the Open Championship, where he finished tied 73rd. Kapur has shown enough prowess to ignite the discussion of a probable…

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    Indian Tennis Champion: Ramanathan Krishnan

    Blog by: Suryakant Tripathi. Not only one of the most successful players in India but also in the world during the 50s and 60s. Ramanathan Krishnan remains the only Indian to have reached a Singles semi-final match, as he reached Wimbledon semis on two occasion – in 1960 and 1961 – and Quarterfinals of the French Open in 1962. Krishnan is also the only Indian to have broken into the world top 10, a list at that time compiled and maintained by a well-known British journalist Lance Tingay. For his exemplary service in the field of tennis, Krishnan was awarded the Arjuna award in 1961, Padma Shree in 1962 and…

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    Weight loss tips for busy, working professionals

    Blog by: Suryakant Tripathi. Long working hours and tight schedules may not allow you to stick to your fitness goals. Most of us skip meals and eat unhealthy food. It also becomes difficult to make time for exercise due to office deadlines and commuting. Due to our sedentary lifestyle, we slowly tend to get out of shape. However, with a little discipline you can easily manage both work and weight loss. Tips to help you work out Exercise in the morning: Dietician Sunaina Khetarpal suggests motivating yourself and going for a brisk walk for an hour in the morning. You can also choose to exercise at home or hit the…

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    5 smart fitness tips for working professionals

    Blog by: Suryakant Tripathi. As an entrepreneur or working professional there is always a sense of panic, stress and meeting deadlines. Everything around us that is work related takes priority. We tend to forget that our body and mind is going through immense exhaustion and stress to keep up with our schedules to become successful. So much so we end up eating at odd hours, eating unhealthy, with no time to exercise, with no time to drink enough water and of course as a result getting less sleep. So how do we tackle all this mental stress and body strain? As you read ahead, you probably will nod your head…

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    Muscle-building exercise you can do at your desk

    Blog by: Suryakant Tripathi. THE WORKOUT Targeted Breathing Duration: 5-10 reps breathing from lower rib cage, 5-10 reps breathing from mid rib cage, 5-10 breathing from upper rib cage. Method : While sitting upright in a chair with head retracted back, exhale forcefully, breathing out as much air as you can. To breathe from only your left/right side, push right hand against the right side of rib cage midway up. While breathing, make that part expand, focusing only on that area. Repeat for middle and left side. Isometric Shrug Duration: 6 reps, pausing at the top of the movement for 6-10 seconds. Method : While sitting upright, grab side of…

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    How to Exercise While Sitting at Your Computer

    Blog by: Suryakant Tripathi. For most office workers, being glued to their desks while typing away at their computers for an average of 8 hours a day is already a part of their normal routine. However, sitting at the computer all day may not exactly be good for the body, as it can bring about backaches due to poor posture and eye strain, among other effects. On the other hand, being in a desk job does not have to be an ordeal for your health. If you’re one of those people who have to be at a desk all day long, there are some simple steps that you can follow…